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high finance

noun
1.
large-scale financial transactions or institutions.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Tricky diagnoses abound, whether the field is medicine, auto repair or high finance.
  • Others object that every profession has its own stresses-look at medicine, police work, high finance.
  • But this beau's endless talk of politics and high finance could wear thin.
  • Inside, there is little-bar the odd piece of flashy pop art-to suggest any link to high finance.
  • Their trade is more governed by it than even high finance.
  • But it's harder to appreciate the high finance that made bringing it to market possible.
  • Luring statisticians away from the fleshpots of high finance means paying them well.
  • Still, his vast profits make him a target in a world where high finance is held in low esteem.
  • Accordingly, both the government and the public give special deference to crime in the field of high finance.
  • The arcane details of high finance must be explained and exposed.

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